Surgery Blog: Did You Know?

Posted on June 11, 2021

Shouldice Hernia Repair has proven to be exceptionally safe, secure, and reliable.

Have you ever wondered what that bulge is in your groin, belly button, upper belly, or at the old scar in your belly?

Have you had it checked by a physician?… read more

Posted on February 17, 2021

By Salvatore Docimo, DO, FACS
Co-Director of the Stony Brook Medicine Center for Abdominal Core Health and Complex Hernia Repair

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Posted on December 10, 2020

By Dino Spaniolas, MD FACS FASMBS

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Posted on May 8, 2020

It's Good for Your Health to Know about the Dark Side of the Sun

Skin cancer — including melanoma as well as basal and squamous cell carcinomas — is the most common of all cancer types.

The American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States this year there will be… read more

Posted on April 7, 2020

Educate Yourself on the Risk Factors, Signs, and Symptoms, Come to Us for Lifesaving Care

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Posted on March 24, 2020

March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. If everyone 50 years old or older were screened regularly, as many as 60% of deaths from this cancer could be avoided.

Colorectal cancer — also known as colon cancer — is the third… read more

Posted on March 18, 2020

By Andrew M. Brown, MD, and Aurora D. Pryor, MD, of the Stony Brook Bariatric and Metabolic Weight Loss Center

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just issued a new report detailing the rates of obesity in the United… read more

Posted on March 12, 2020

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